Chinese Traditional: 一定
Chinese Simplified: 一定
Pinyin: yi2 ding4
Zhuyin: ㄧˊ ㄉㄧㄥˋ
English Meaning: certainly, necessarily, must
German Meaning: sicherlich, zweifellos
Spanish Meaning: cierto, necesario

Example Sentences:

她在打噴嚏, 一定是感冒了。
她在打喷嚏, 一定是感冒了。
ta1 zai4 da3 pen1 ti4, yi2 ding4 shi4 gan3 mao4 le5.
She is sneezing, it must be the flu.
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你一定是在開玩笑!
你一定是在开玩笑!
ni3 yi2 ding4 shi4 zai4 kai1 wan2 xiao4!
You must be kidding!
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他每天早上一定要看報紙。
他每天早上一定要看报纸。
ta1 mei3 tian1 zao3 shang4 yi2 ding4 yao4 kan4 bao4 zhi3.
He must read the newspaper every morning.
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我相信他一定能通過考試。
我相信他一定能通过考试。
wo3 xiang1 xin4 ta1 yi2 ding4 neng2 tong1 guo4 kao3 shi4.
I believe that he will pass the test.
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她出門前一定化妝。
她出门前一定化妆。
ta1 chu1 men2 qian2 yi2 ding4 hua4 zhuang1.
She always puts on her make-up before going out.
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我做了承諾就一定會遵守。
我做了承诺就一定会遵守。
wo3 zuo4 le5 cheng2 nuo4 jiu4 yi2 ding4 hui4 zun1 shou3.
If I make a promise, I keep it.
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運鈔車的司機一定是轉錯了方向。
运钞车的司机一定是转错了方向。
yun4 chao1 che1 de5 si1 ji1 yi2 ding4 shi4 zhuan3 cuo4 le5 fang1 xiang4.
The driver of the security van must have taken a wrong turn.
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Related Words:

 



1. one, 1 (2nd tone, used in Taiwan) 2. as soon as 3. single 4. whole, entire, all, throughout 5. (indicating that the action has occurred only once or the intention to try) 6. for the first time, at the beginning

Here: (indicating that the action has occurred only once or the intention to try)

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dìng

1. to set, to fix 2. to determine, to decide 3. stable, calm 4. certainly

Here: certainly

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